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Prime Now Seen Helping Amazon Gain Vs. Retailers Wal-Mart, Target

Prime Now is Amazon’s one hour delivery service which people can use to order frozen foods, such as pizza and ice cream, and household cleaning supplies. This service is pushing to eliminate the key advantage of physical retailers because the time that you will spend going to the store might just be longer than the[…]

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Amazon Prime Now expands to East Bay

Amazon has expanded its Amazon Prime Now to Oackland, California. As we all know, Prime Now is a free two-hour delivery service to Prime members, who can get tens of thousands of essential and other items by ordering through a mobile app. The mobile app can be downloaded from www.amazon.com/primenow. It is essential that one[…]

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Amazon’s Tie-Up With Big UK Supermarket Signals Stronger Push Into Groceries

Amazon just signed a deal with British supermarket Morrisons which is the fourth largest biggest supermarket chain in Britain. This deal brings competition to players already in the region, including Tesco and Ocado. With this deal Amazon now becomes serious about its food delivery service in the UK and can help them improve their strategy[…]

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How much would it cost if you buy one of everything in Amazon?

On the lighter side of things, if you are a big Amazon fan just like us, you might have asked that question “How much would it cost if you buy one of everything in Amazon?” Kynan Eng, a computer scientist based in Zurich has calculated that for you and the result totals to $12.8 billion.[…]

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Amazon also owns 7 Clothing Brands

Amazon is not just content to becoming the ecommerce giant of today. The company has spread its wings to take on the apparel market in a major way. The online retailer recently launched seven in-house fashion labels that sell a range of apparel and accessories for men, women and children. Amazon registered its new fashion[…]

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The Real Reason Why Amazon.com Wants Its Own Delivery Service

(Credits to www.fool.com) Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) has built a $100-billion business on a simple principle: make life easy for your customers. The company has consistently invested in lowering prices, speeding up delivery, and improving the customer experience in other ways. It’s hard to argue with the advantages of e-commerce from a convenience standpoint. The ability to order one[…]

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Amazon Japan has free on-call wine advisors

Amazon has taken the fun to a higher level. In some cities, Amazon will deliver you alcohol, including wine, within an hour. But which one to choose? Japanese enthusiasts will now get help thanks to the new Sommelier service. Between noon and 5 p.m. ET, you can leave your number and one of the site’s professional wine advisors[…]

Amazon’s net shipping costs reaches $5B, pushes to build out its own delivery network

Amazon’s net shipping costs reached an all-time high of over $5 billion for the full year of 2015. This was revealed in Amazon’s annual 10-K filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The 51 percent increase in Prime memberships in 2015 is seen as the main reason for this. The company’s membership program which offers[…]